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Environment Ministry Warns of Heavy Downpours Throughout Bulgaria

Bulgarian Ministry of Environment and Water has warned of heavy rains throughout the country at the end of the week.

Society » Environment | 8 hours ago | Viewed: 422

Bulgarian Doctors, Teachers Suffer Highest Levels of Work Related Stress

Doctors and teachers have the most stressful jobs in Bulgaria, according to a national survey of the General Labor Inspectorate conducted last year.

Society | October 21, 2014, Tuesday // 17:07 | Viewed: 341

Japanese Drummers Yamato To Perform In Sofia Again

The Japanese drummers Yamato will present in Bulgaria their new spectacle ROJYOH - On the Road on October 28 in Hall 1 of Sofia's National Palace of Culture (NDK).

Society » Culture | October 21, 2014, Tuesday // 14:26 | Viewed: 344

London Heathrow Cancels 10% of Flights over Hurricane Gonzalo

London Heathrow airport has cut about 10% of incoming and outgoing flights with the 20 biggest carriers on Tuesday as the tail-end of hurricane Conzalo slammed into Britain.

Society » Environment | October 21, 2014, Tuesday // 13:12 | Viewed: 573

Archaeologists Unearth Bronze Belt Of Bulgar Warrior

Archaeologists excavating a fortress near Bulgaria's north eastern town of Dobrich unearthed bronze elements from a belt of a Bulgar warrior, reports the Standart daily.

Society » Archaeology | October 21, 2014, Tuesday // 12:29 | Viewed: 568

Fashion Designer Oscar de la Renta Dead At 82

Oscar de la Renta, one of the most sought-after fashion designers of the last half century, died on Monday at the age of 82.

Society » Obituaries | October 21, 2014, Tuesday // 10:40 | Viewed: 384

Drunk Snow Plough Driver Might Have Caused Crash of Total CEO's Plane

At least five people are dead after a private jet crashed at Moscow's Vnukovo airport also claiming the life of French oil company Total's CEO Christophe de Margerie.

Society » Incidents | October 21, 2014, Tuesday // 08:29 | Viewed: 581

Road Agency Chief Warns of Shortage of Funds for Winter Maintenance

As Bulgaria braces for the first snowfall scheduled for Friday, the Road Infrastructure Agency warns about the shortage of funds for seasonal road maintenance.

Society | October 20, 2014, Monday // 21:09 | Viewed: 1052

8,000 New Jobs Created in Bulgaria Under Employment Project

A total of 8,000 new jobs will be financed under an employment project as the first framework contracts with employers are already signed, Bulgaria's National Employment Agency announced.

Society | October 20, 2014, Monday // 13:27 | Viewed: 570

Two Syrian Children Detained in Bulgaria’s Veliko Tarnovo

Two Syrian children were detained at a gas station in Bulgaria’s town of Veliko Tarnovo.

Society | October 20, 2014, Monday // 08:22 | Viewed: 689

Bulgaria’s Kaspichan Holds Referendum on Medical Waste Incineration Plant

Bulgaria’s northeastern town of Kaspichan is holding a referendum on banning the exploitation of a medical waste incineration facility.

Society | October 19, 2014, Sunday // 11:28 | Viewed: 695

Man Dies after Falling Down Elevator Shaft in Sofia

A man died after falling down an elevator shaft in Sofia Saturday night, according to the Sofia Interior Ministry Directorate.

Society | October 19, 2014, Sunday // 10:45 | Viewed: 1177

Thracian Temple In Starosel Is Falling Apart

The Thracian temple near the village of Starosel in central Bulgaria is falling apart and may not survive the winter, warned the village Mayor Ivan Zhutev, quoted by the Nova TV national channel.

Society » Archaeology | October 18, 2014, Saturday // 16:41 | Viewed: 1432

Security Services Employees Protest Over Pension Age

Police officers, fire fighters, rescuers, prison guards and military personnel protested in downtown Sofia against the planned pension age increase, reports the Nova TV national channel.

Society | October 18, 2014, Saturday // 16:09 | Viewed: 961

Number Of Illegal Immigrants In Bulgaria Grew Significantly In September

The number of illegal immigrants, seeking shelter in Bulgaria grew exponentially in September, shows data of the State Refugee Agency, quoted by Dnevnik.

Society | October 18, 2014, Saturday // 12:46 | Viewed: 1546

Archaeologists Find Medieval Gate in Agatopolis Fortress in Bulgaria's Ahtopol

During excavations in the medieval fortress Agatopolis in Bulgaria's Black Sea town of Ahtopol, archaeologists have discovered a gate resembling those in Preslav, Pliska and Drustur.

Society » Archaeology | October 17, 2014, Friday // 17:41 | Viewed: 1439

Bulgaria Among EU Countries with Most Human Trafficking Victims - EC

During the years 2010-2012, EU Member States registered 30,146 victims of trafficking in human beings.

Society | October 17, 2014, Friday // 16:47 | Viewed: 1736

Human Attitude Must Be Improved to Avert Natural Disasters - Red Cross

Neither natural nor man-made disasters can be avoided, but some things depend on the human factor, Bulgarian Red Cross (BRC) Chairman Hristo Grigorov said Friday.

Society » Incidents | October 17, 2014, Friday // 13:56 | Viewed: 892

Bulgaria's Razgrad Zoo to Sell Three Lion Cubs

Three lion cubs born in Bulgaria's Razgrad zoo are to be sold by closed public tender at a starting price of BGN 1,800, Bulgarian Telegraph Agency informs.

Society | October 17, 2014, Friday // 13:22 | Viewed: 1048

UPDATE-No Bulgarian Trekkers Missing in Nepal Mountains

Several Bulgarian trekkers are missing in Nepal’s northern mountains where blizzards and avalanches killed at least 29 people two days ago, a Sofia-based daily has reported.

Society » Incidents | October 17, 2014, Friday // 13:10 | Viewed: 916

Prosecution To Demand Stripping of Immunity of Siderov, Tsvetanov, Stanishev

Bulgaria's Chief Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov will demand the stripping of the immunity of the Ataka leader Volen Siderov and the GERB deputy leader Tsvetan Tsvetanov, Tsatsarov told journalists.

Society | October 17, 2014, Friday // 11:53 | Viewed: 1032